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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 11:52:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 95%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 23:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 21' North, Longitude: 21° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.59 meters/second, 1524.9 km/hour, 947.6 miles/hour or 823.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.79 miWest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 miSouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.7"947.27 miWest0° 04' 08.4"4.75 miSouth947.48 mi
24 hours11° 37' 01.9"758.31 miEast2° 04' 18.7"142.50 miSouth776.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa MariaThu 10:52 PM342 km213 miles185 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MindeloThu 10:52 PM465 km289 miles251 nmSouthwest SW
NouadhibouThu 11:52 PM492 km306 miles266 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaThu 10:52 PM538 km334 miles291 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NouakchottThu 11:52 PM592 km368 miles320 nmEast-southeast ESE
Saint-LouisThu 11:52 PM639 km397 miles345 nmSoutheast SE
DakarThu 11:52 PM670 km417 miles362 nmSoutheast SE
RossoThu 11:52 PM674 km419 miles364 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThièsThu 11:52 PM695 km432 miles375 nmSoutheast SE
DakhlaThu 11:52 PM745 km463 miles402 nmNortheast NE

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